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Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

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  • An imaginary scare in O.C.

    The Red scare, as described in "A Vietnam War in O.C." by Nick Schou, only exists in the mind of the author. The Op-Ed makes no effort to explain what Viet Weekly did or why the protesters reacted the way they did to the newspaper. Let's make one thing...
  • A Vietnam War in O.C.

    Thirty-two years after the fall of Saigon, the war against communism rages on in Orange County's Little Saigon, the largest concentration of Vietnamese exiles in the world. Years ago, being called a communist there could get you killed -- between 1987 and...
  • JFK and Vietnam

    JFK and Vietnam
    The assassination of John F. Kennedy 45 years ago today brought an abrupt end to what his admirers called Camelot, a presidential era of glamour, intelligence, wit and possibility. But the murder had an even more profound consequence: Nov. 22, 1963, was...
  • Ann Bryan Mariano dies at 76; one of first female war reporters in Vietnam

    Ann Bryan Mariano, who was one of the first female combat correspondents covering the Vietnam War and who sued the Pentagon to keep her publication on military-base newsstands, died Feb. 25 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Belmont Manor...
  • Frederick Gulden dies at 86; American architect was left behind when Saigon fell

    Frederick Gulden, an architect dubbed "the last American in Vietnam" when stranded in the country for 15 months after the U.S. military withdrew, died of complications from esophageal cancer April 4 at George Washington University Hospital. He was 86...
  • William Tuohy dies at 83; Pulitzer-winning L.A. Times foreign correspondent

    William Tuohy dies at 83; Pulitzer-winning L.A. Times foreign correspondent
    William Tuohy, a former longtime Los Angeles Times foreign correspondent who was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the Vietnam War, has died. He was 83. Tuohy died Thursday morning after open heart surgery at St. John's Health Center in...
  • Bayou crayfish restaurants crack Little Saigon market

    Bayou crayfish restaurants crack Little Saigon market
    When Dada Ngo opened a Cajun-style crayfish restaurant in the heart of Orange County's Vietnamese enclave, she worried whether it would survive. Crayfish was popular fare along the Gulf Coast where she had lived, but the red-clawed crustaceans were...
  • 'Freedom fighter' joins protest at O.C. Vietnamese newspaper

    'Freedom fighter' joins protest at O.C. Vietnamese newspaper
    A self-described freedom fighter whose cult-hero status grew among Vietnamese after staging a 28-day hunger strike in San Jose has found a new cause -- protesting a Little Saigon newspaper accused of communist leanings. But this time Ly Tong is eating....
  • The Find: Ngu Binh in Little Saigon

    The Find: Ngu Binh in Little Saigon
    Behold the majesty of banh it kep banh ram, one of the most dementedly wonderful versions of the one-thing-stuffed-inside-another-thing idea on this green earth. Deviously enough, banh it kep banh ram takes the concept a step further — stuffing...
  • The list: coolest spots, most creative dishes

    Of the new restaurants crowding the Vietnamese restaurant scene, this dozen represents best the delicious new era in Little Saigon and beyond. Amazon. There's talent in the kitchen at this swankily designed lounge and hangout in an obscure location off...
  • 'The Eaves of Heaven' by Andrew X. Pham

    'The Eaves of Heaven' by Andrew X. Pham
    The Eaves of Heaven A Life in Three Wars Andrew X. Pham Harmony Books: 302 pp., $24.95 Only its loss defines a golden age. Andrew X. Pham's story of Pham Van Thong, his father, is ostensibly one of devastation. A young Vietnamese loses his ancestral...